and Surrounding Area
Looking for a home
for sale, vacant land or lot
for sale, condo, investment
property? There are many single family homes, condominiums,
beachfront properties available in Stuart, Palm
City, and other areas in Martin County.
addition, many luxury gated communities abound. Sailfish
Point, Willoughby, Eagle Marsh, Harbour Ridge, Martin Downs,
Monarch CC and more are in this area with facilities for the
Martin County is ideally
located approximately halfway between Miami and Orlando, on
Coast. Much of the County borders the Atlantic Ocean or
the intercoastal waterway. Easy access from Interstate
95 and Florida's Turnpike from Martin County to nearby West
Palm Beach in less than 45 minutes.
Martin County is approximately
500 square miles and includes the City of Stuart [County
seat], and the Towns of Jupiter Island, Ocean Breeze Park,
and Sewall's Point. It also includes the communities of Hobe
Sound, Hutchinson Island, Indiantown, Jensen Beach, North River
Shores, Palm City,
Port Salerno, Rio, South County, and Tropical Farms.
Coast" of Florida is located on the South Central Atlantic
Coast area, near West Palm Beach and Ft. Pierce. It is considered
the northern border of Florida's warmest thermal belt. Yearly
rainfall in this area is 50-55 inches, with September known
to locals as "the rainy month," The months of June, July,
August and October follow, and the period of least rainfall
is December through April. Summers can be humid, but temperatures
rarely exceed 90 degrees. Summer nights are balmy with onshore
breezes. Winters are marvelous - warm, sunny and relatively
dry with cool evenings.The average temperature is a perfect
A boaters Paradise
describes the waters around the Treasure Coast. Navigate in
from the ocean through the St. Lucie Inlet, to the sparkling
intra-coastal waterway. To the south you will pass some of
the most spectacular scenery in Florida to as far as the Florida
Keys. Cruise under the Roosevelt Bridge and the
Palm City Bridge and you are on the "jungle ride" to Lake
Okeechobee and the west coast of Florida. Across the Atlantic
Ocean, the Bahamas are just hours away by boat from
the St. Lucie Inlet. You may see a manatee or dolphins
alongside your boat.
Martin County waterways
are a haven for bird watchers. Many varieties of birds
including eagles, great blue herons, hawks, ospreys, spoonbills,
brown pelicans, egrets, and seagulls are a common site.
satisfying your appetite at any of Martin County's outstanding
restaurants. Florida seafood is always tops on any menu and
area restaurants find some of the most interesting ways to
prepare the ocean's delights, especially the popular grilled
and blackened fish. Juicy steaks are always a favorite
and ethnic restaurants abound with pasta to Thai cuisine.
can overlook the Atlantic Ocean while dining , enjoy a view
of the St. Lucie or Indian Rivers in picturesque settings,
or people watch at sidewalk cafes, downtown bistros and country
club dining rooms.
County's coastline you can enjoy a walk on the beach,
hunting for shells , taking advantage of the waves, or
wet a line for some of the best surf fishing in the state.
beaches include individual many small, private spots and
larger, guard-protected areas like Stuart Beach, Hobe Sound
Beach and Sea Turtle / Jensen Beach, with food and other facilities.
Bathtub Reef is a great spot where children can enjoy
the protection of a reef that creates a wading pool filled
with little critters for the snorkeler.
county's beaches seem to go on forever in an unbroken strip
of golden sand, lapped by the ocean waves.